Information about blood thinners
If you are taking blood thinners like aspirin or other drugs, please follow following precautions:
- Avoid contact sports and other activities where you're likely to get hurt. Walk, swim, or do other, safer exercises instead. Don't forget about your head!
-Sometimes blood thinners might cause:
Bleeding gums, Bruises ,Dizziness and Red or dark brown urine or stools. Keep watch on these symptoms
- Keep Handy a stash of bandages and dressings at home. Always carry some with you, in case you get a cut. Special powder can stop a bleed quickly and keep it under control until you're able to get medical help.
- Watch Your Vitamin K, Too much can make a common blood thinner called warfarin (Coumadin) less effective. And Brussels sprouts, lettuce, and spinach have a lot of vitamin K. Watch intake of these foods aren't off limits when you take blood thinners, more